93-Year-Old Man Arrested on Suspicion of Murdering 78-Year-Old Man Sosa City, Chiba
CHIBA – In an incident in which a 78-year-old man was found murdered in his home in Sosa City, Chiba Prefecture, police arrested a 93-year-old man who was an acquaintance of the victim.
93-year-old man arrested for killing 78-year-old acquaintance with hammer (TBS)
The suspect, 93-year-old unemployed Hiroshi Kawaguchi, is suspected of using a hammer to strike Yoshio Tsuchiya, 78, multiple times in the face and other parts of his body at a residence in Sosa City’s Node from around December 26 last year to around December 20 last month.
The suspect has admitted the charges to the interrogation.
Kawaguchi and Tsuchiya were believed to be acquaintances, and police are investigating the circumstances that led to the crime, believing that there was trouble between the two.
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